Video Project Manager at BuzzFeed
New York City
Video Project Manager
The Video Project Manager is responsible for the strategic and tactical management of branded video opportunity from pre-sales through launch. This position works closely with internal stakeholders to ensure that programs are executed to the highest standards of both BuzzFeed and the sponsoring partner.
The position is based in our NYC office, and we offer competitive compensation, benefits and an employee stock option program. Not to mention a super collaborative work environment overflowing with perks ranging from snacks and drinks to special events and screenings.
- Is responsible for the overall health of their assigned programs and ensures deliverables meet the requirements of internal and external stakeholders
- Problem-solves between inter-departmental teams on a daily basis
- Manages incoming opportunities during the video pitch process
- Manages the overall production process and ensuring all deliverables are met
- Ensures each program’s brand guidelines are met and content is aligned with client expectations before deliverables are submitted
- Communicates directly with clients on video process and answering/asking questions related to production throughout a program
- Participate in client calls/meetings where video concepts and pitches are discussed, alongside the Creative Lead
- Collaborate closely with Business Operations in developing custom video statement of work documents for clients
- Work with Business Operations and Sales to track opportunities and ensure they remain in scope as they make their way through the sales pipeline
- Key participation in the development of new video products, offerings and initiatives
- Work with Business Operations and other internal stakeholders on ongoing process optimization initiatives
- Problem-solve and communicate between inter-departmental teams during the production process
- Attend shoots and Documenting on-set information and reporting to internal team
- Build and maintain central repository of program information to be used as a guide for the branded video team throughout execution of a video, including brand alignment and expectation information
- 3-5 years experience at an agency or competitive media or publishing company
- Significant experience with a wide array of brands
- Advanced knowledge of video pre-production, production and post-production, including workflows and processes, equipment and software programs/tools
- History of Innovative, strategic thinking and planning skills
- Strong communication skills required
- Ability to work under pressure and with many styles of executives, communicators, program managers and subject matter experts, both at the corporate and business levels
- Knowledge of marketing and video branding is a MUST
- Motivated by creative excellence
- Spanish-speaking a PLUS
- No Haters
BuzzFeed is the leading independent digital media and tech company delivering news and entertainment content to a global audience. We have offices in 18 cities around the world and more than 1300 employees including reporters, video producers, data scientists, engineers, brand strategists, and more. We infuse hard work and fun though a culture of experimentation, teamwork, equality, humble confidence, and infusing hard work and fun. As an employee, you’ll enjoy perks like office events, snacks, career development courses, and no work on your birthday! But most importantly, you’ll work with inspiring colleagues to build tools and create content that helps connect people all over the world.
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